Wednesday, May 30, 2007

Touch Screens on Steroids

Have you heard about Microsoft's new Surface project? Imagine a coffee table with a built-in 30" horizontal screen that lets you manipulate data by touch. Then imagine that you can put a physical object on the screen and that the system will be able to incorporate that into the data. Then start thinking about ways you could use this in a library: Gaming? Digitizing local information? Space planning?

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